Off to the office…
Just over a year ago Mum published Five things that (still) surprise us about Australia… and we talked about the lack of TV and radio censorship, as well as car culture, and advertising against government policies. Another year on there are still things about life in Aus that take us by surprise. Here is a list of five more things that surprise us about Australia….
Happy Father’s Day to all!
1. The first observation is a … Read more
Australian Easter Bilby
At chateau Mum’s gone 2 Aus it feels like summer ended, it started raining, we all got sick, we got better, it stopped raining and now it’s May! The last few months have been a blur of passing the latest bugs between us and keeping the kids entertained during yet another wet spell. That’s what was happening offline.
Online, April was a busy and exciting month and there was a distinct theme at Mum’s gone 2 Aus… Read more
Well stocked shelves
Following on from our recent articles on food and eating habits in Australia: Jamie Oliver – Australia needs you! and Children’s snacks and lunch box fillers: The healthier options in Australia, in today’s Photo Friday we’re sharing information and images on the “free from” food available in Australian supermarkets.
As we’ve mentioned before, when you first arrive in Australia and have a million and one things to plan and get used to, supermarket shopping can seem … Read more
In Jamie Oliver – Australia needs you! we discussed food labelling standards in Australia and foods sold in Australian schools. When we arrived in Australia we went through a complete re-education in terms of identifying the most natural food brands for our children.
Our boys eat constantly and our eldest is more interested in playing during his breaks at school than eating. I find preparing an interesting and healthy packed lunch every day quite challenging; and making sure our snack-a-lot … Read more
Bring or leave?
When relocating to a new home in Australia a significant dilemma families are faced with is “What to ship?” The options range from everything (the entire contents of your current home), to nothing (just clothing and personal items), and somewhere in between.
Your decision about what to ship will be influenced by some critical factors relating to your move.
– Are you keeping a property in your country of origin?
– Are you renting your … Read more